divorce and school age children

Divorced Parents: Who Needs to Know

Divorce can be a confusing time for both you and your children. Once a child is aware of its happening, they may begin to express themselves differently. To offer them the support and guidance they might need throughout the entirety of their day, there are some important people…

Ensuring Your Child is Safe With the Sitter

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s likely that your schedule is starting to fill up with holiday parties, shopping plans and all else that comes with this time of year. However, since much of these events require you to spend time away from home, you’ll probably…

Dealing With a Bitter or Unreasonable Ex Spouse

Maintaining a peaceful relationship with your ex spouse takes hard work and does not just happen overnight. As the two of you are likely co-parenting your children, having trust in and respect for each other is still something you want to achieve. To alleviate some tensions that might…

Being the Best Single Parent You Can Be

We’re faced with challenges everyday. Some big, some small, some – just different. If you are a parent, mom or dad, learning to cope with life as a single parent, you may be looking for some answers. Here are some helpful hints for becoming the best single parent you…

Keeping Your Children in the Equation

It’s no surprise that a painful breakup can negatively impact your ability to communicate with an ex-husband or wife. At the end of the day, however, a certain level of healthy communication must be attained, especially if children are in the mix. When we resent the idea of…

Planning For College – What Divorcing Parents Should Know

Now that school is in full swing, chances are your high school seniors are scheduling college visits and starting to look at college application criteria and deadlines. One thing they may not be looking at however is the price tag. For divorcing parents, figuring out how to handle…

Single Parent School Tips

Has Back to School season been tougher than usual this year? We don’t blame you! Adjusting to single parenthood, especially when a new routine is calling, can be tough. First, it’s important to remember you are not alone. Next, turn to tips that will help make the fall…

Discipline Tips for Single Parents

As a single parent, you face a different set of challenges than two parent families. Not only are you the sole caregiver, but you’re also the lone homework helper, primary boo-boo fixer, number one cheerleader, and part time personal chauffeur. Not to mention you also have the thankless…

Important Things Divorcing Parents Should Tell Their Children

Divorce, while a large portion of the challenges and emotions lie on the shoulders of you and your soon to be ex-spouse, it’s important to keep in mind you may have some innocent bystanders watching nearby. Whether you have elementary age children or college graduates in your home,…

Support Through Divorce – Upcoming Support Groups & Seminars

We so often hear… “I don’t even know where to begin!” or “ Where can I meet other divorced people, because my married friends just don’t understand what I am going through…” This is why we have decided to offer informational seminars and support groups devoted to helping…